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Avalon R.

Avalon R.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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Book editor and author coach with 10+ years in publishing, turning debut novelists into award-winners. Memoir, lit fic, thriller, and more!


Work experience:

  • Inkshares
  • Umano

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Romantic Comedy Romance Fiction Biographies & Memoirs Non-Fiction Travel Contemporary Fiction Historical Mysteries Mystery & Crime Horror Thriller & Suspense Entertainment

Lourdes V.

Lourdes V.

San Diego, CA, USA

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Creative, collaborative editor, with more than 35 years of editing experience in publishing and journalism.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Newsday
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • The Miami Herald
  • Chicago Tribune

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction African American Fiction Anthologies Cultural & Ethnic Mystery & Crime Science Fiction Thriller & Suspense Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction

Gail R.

Gail R.

San Diego, CA, USA

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As an English major and a former educator, I'm an excellent and fastidious collaborator who can keep your project on time and on budget.


Work experience:

  • Open Book Editorial Services
  • Annals of Botany Company
  • University of California Press
  • Academic Press/Elsevier

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Life Sciences Math & Science Non-Fiction

Alyssa M.

Alyssa M.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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Passionate book editor who's worked with bestselling authors at Penguin Random House on thrillers, historical fiction, and book club reads.


Work experience:

  • ASM Editorial
  • Gibson Square Books
  • Macmillan (Henry Holt and Company)
  • The Book Group
  • Penguin Random House

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Romantic Suspense Romance Fiction Historical Fiction Women's Fiction Historical Mysteries Mystery & Crime Contemporary Fiction Dystopian Science Fiction Psychological Thriller Thriller & Suspense Espionage

Genoveva L.

Genoveva L.

San Francisco, CA, USA

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I'm an editor with 18 years of experience helping experts, thought leaders, and professors write books that matter.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Jossey-Bass, a division of Wiley
  • HarperCollins
  • Ten Speed Press
  • Crown, a division of Random House
  • Harvard Business Review Press

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Editorial Assessment

Genres: Business & Management Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Humanities & Social Sciences

Dan L.

Dan L.

San Diego, CA, USA

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Copy editor with 12 years' professional experience with Scholastic, Klutz, Penguin, and Hachette; 5-year copy chief of San Diego Magazine.


Work experience:

  • Desert Owl Press
  • San Diego Magazine
  • Klutz
  • Columbia University Seminars
  • Columbia Art and Literary Journal

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Proofreading

Genres: Science Fiction Fiction Young Adult Literary Fiction Historical Fiction Earth, Space, & Environmental Sciences Math & Science Non-Fiction Medicine, Nursing, & Dentistry Travel Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits

Carey J.

Carey J.

San Rafael, CA, United States

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I am an editor who loves helping authors revise and refine their work so it is clear, precise, and ready for publication.


Work experience:

  • Chronicle Books
  • Carey Jones

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Cooking, Food, Wine, & Spirits Non-Fiction DIY & Crafts Health & Wellbeing Travel Sports & Outdoors Parenting & Families Design

Annie B.

Annie B.

San Diego, CA, USA

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I’m a literary agent w/ over 17 years of experience in the publishing industry. I work on a range of adult and YA fiction and nonfiction.


Work experience:

  • Self-employed
  • Margret McBride Literary Agency
  • Zoetrope: All-Story

Services: Editing Developmental Editing Copy Editing Editorial Assessment Query Letter Review

Genres: Historical Fiction Fiction Literary Fiction Business & Management Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement Mystery & Crime

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